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A Sherlockian Nitpicks “Sherlock Holmes”

Kristian Lin
The crush of business at the end of last year prevented me from posting further thoughts on the Sherlock Holmes movie when it came out last Christmas, but as a Holmes reader since my early teens, I had much more on the movie th...


“Modern Family” Shills For Apple

Jimmy Fowler
As techies line up to buy their iPads tomorrow, please say a prayer for the future of American popular entertainment. Last night I watched my Tivo’d version of the hit sitcom “Modern Family.” It’s a great show – cleve...



Nazi Canada Eyeing Toronto Vs. Texas

Jeff Prince
The Texas Rangers home opener is Monday afternoon against the Toronto Blue Jays — do you think the Canadian team has some Nazi jibes in store for Fort Worth Star-Telegram writer Gil Lebreton? Lebreton, recall, wrote a col...


Addition By Subtraction

Jeff Prince
The Dallas Morning News says the Dallas Cowboys might soon be rid of safety Ken Hamlin and offensive lineman Flozell Adams, saving more than $10 million in salary this season. Hamlin was a poor tackler and nonexistent as a play...



Burning Hotels Christen TNL at CM

Anthony Mariani
Here’s a vid of The Burning Hotels performing “Where’s My Girl?” at Central Market last night as part of CM’s and the Weekly‘s free weekly outdoor concert series, Thursday Night Live. The ser...


Mountain Time Zone, Here We Come!

Kristian Lin
I may have to join the Tea Party over this. Gadling.com is reporting that President Obama is abolishing the Central Time Zone effective November 7, with Obama’s home state of Illinois and others joining Eastern Standard T...



Click It My Ass — Punch It!

Jeff Prince
I’m doing 80 mph on Camp Bowie Boulevard and not wearing a seatbelt as I text this — after all, the “Click It or Ticket” campaign is suspended because of alleged fraud among a handful of police officers!...


Briskets and Comas

dan.mcgraw
Awoke this morning to read Barry Shlachter’s story in the Star-Telegram that brisket prices had soared recently to a record high. Nice picture of my friend Danny Longoria holding up a big slab by his smoker in Everman. Bu...



Hutchison To Stay, Cows To Moo

Jimmy Fowler
The only thing surprising about Kay Bailey Hutchison’s announcement earlier today that she will serve out her Senate term was the brazenness of its explanations. Most people expected she would stay, because most people didn...


EPA Kills State Permitting Program

eric.griffey
The Environmental Protection Agency today handed down a decision that could have a major impact on air quality in Texas. The EPA decision – not an unexpected one – was to disapprove what the state environmental agency calls...